Endowed Concerts & Chairs

Endowment gifts to the Chamber Music Society of Detroit create a lasting legacy, ensuring that future generations will benefit from the same world-class performances we hear today on the stage of the Chamber Music Society of Detroit.  Major endowment donors share their passion for chamber music through a gift which benefits the whole community, ensuring the music will continue for many years to come.

Endowed Concerts

Each season, a concert is designated to honor the following major endowment gift:

  • The David and Andrea Page 1797 Concert 
    Celebrating Music of the Renaissance, Baroque and Classical Periods


Endowed Chairs

Each season, a performing artist will be designated as the occupant of the following endowed performance chairs:

  • Cindy and Harold Daitch Chair in Cello Performance
  • Diane L. and John A. Kaplan Chair in Piano Performance
  • Norma Jean and Arthur S. Shufro Chair in Violin Performance


Additional Major Endowed Funds

  • Beverly Franzblau Baker Endowment Fund
  • Dr. I. Harold and Gertrude S. Friedman Fund
    A gift from Barbara and Edward Klarman


For more information on endowed concerts and chairs, or to make a gift to the Chamber Music Society of Detroit's Endowment Fund, send an email to Steve@CMSDetroit.org, or call Steve at 313-335-3354.